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High Renaissance, Mannerist, and Baroque Art History and High Renaissance On Site (co-requisite)


ARTH335 and ARTH(OS2)495

Credits: 6
Offered: Fall, Spring
Prerequisite: None

ARTH335 and ARTH(OS2)495 must be taken concurrently; they count as two courses.

This course begins with a close study of major central Italian High Renaissance artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Bramante, and Andrea del Sarto. The second part examines, more briefly, northern Italian High and late Renaissance art and central Italian mannerist and baroque art. Among the artists included in the second part are Correggio, Titian, Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino, Parmigianino, Bronzino, Cellini, Giambologna, the Carracci, Caravaggio, and Bernini. Co-requisite for this course is On-Site Field Trips Art History, which includes a weekend field trip to Rome and Tivoli focusing on High Renaissance and baroque art. In addition, there are Saturday field trips to the Vinci and Medici villas surrounding Florence, the Certosa di Galluzzo, and Bologna. It is highly recommended that students purchase for this course Frederick Hartt's History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture. Course requirements include written midterm and final exams and a term paper.

(See syllabi below. An updated syllabus will be posted at the beginning of each term.)

Course Syllabus Fall 2016 (Helen Manner Watterson)

Course Syllabus Spring 2017 (Helen Manner Watterson)